FISK
TNST

No Text

Tennessee St. pulls away late, beats NAIA Fisk 67-53

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Christian Mekowulu scored 16 points while pulling down a career-high 18 rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 67-53 victory over NAIA's Fisk on Tuesday night.

Delano Spencer added 12 points and Kamar McKnight came off the bench to score 11 points for Tennessee State (4-2) which has won three straight.

The Tigers never trailed but Fisk stayed close until the final minutes when Tennessee State pulled away for the win. The Tigers pushed their advantage to 41-25 with 12:56 left in the game. Fisk's Ryainni Scott and Addison Miller combined for 14 unanswered points to close to 44-39. El Paso Pitts drilled a trey and Fisk trailed 50-47 with 6:32 remaining.

McKnight and Spencer hit back-to-back 3-pointers to pull away with 2:30 left.

The Tigers, who hit just two more field goals than Fisk, made 22 free throws compared to Fisk's nine.

Miller led Fisk with 11 points.

Copyright 2017 by AP. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of AP is strictly prohibited.

Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Fisk 233053
home team logo Tennessee State 4-2 274067
Team Stats
away team logo Fisk PPG RPG APG
home team logo Tennessee State 4-2 72.7 PPG 37 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
00
. PPG RPG APG FG%
3
D. Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 14.3 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.5 APG 44.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB